Cyber attacks have increasingly become a problem for the shipping industry. One recent pray is CMA CGM, and this is 2nd time. Last year also there was a cyber attack on the shipping line systems.
The recent cyber attack seems confirmed by the company itself and following comments came from them.
Dear Valued Customers,
We wish to inform you that a leak of data on limited customer information (first and last names, employer, position, email address and phone number) has been detected during our surveillance operations on the Group’s APIs. Our IT teams have immediately developed and installed security patches.
Company have said there is no operational impact on the company and everything will keep running as it is. With cyber attacks increasing every year on shipping sector, a growing concern regarding safety of data of customers and seafarers is there. More details are awaited.
More about this can be read here: CYBER ATTACK CMA CGM